We listen in as Payton Smith tries to make sense of her mother’s imprisonment; she asks her other family members when her mother will be home and what it will be like.
A first-term Congressmen - a plumber - tells us what he thinks he can accomplish.
The Greek magazine editor who published a list of people skirting taxes with bank accounts in Switzerland tells Dick about his arrest for violating privacy.
A woman who is criticizing President Obama after his lackluster debate with Governor Mitt Romney.
A listener from California, Jamie Flower, tells his story of the moment politics became personal for him.
A young interruptor tells us about his work anticipating and stopping violence in Chicago.
Regular guest Reuben Jackson says the Trayvon Martin murder reminded him of the talk his parents gave him when he was young man - his father didn't want him being misunderstood or hurt.
Dick talks with Jeff Stein who writes the Spy Talk blog in Washington, a city he says is rife with spies.
Dick speaks with 23-year-old Mayor Alex Morse, who has been running Holyoke, Mass., for a year.
Mandy Henk has made the long trek this fall from Indiana to lend her skills as a librarian for the library that’s been set up in Zuccotti Park, the center of the Occupy Wall Street protests in downtown Manhattan.
Ahmed has gotten used to hearing about friends and colleagues who have been killed. But he is still shaken by the news.
We listen in as Payton Smith tries to make sense of her mother’s imprisonment; she asks her other family members when her mother will be home and what it will be like. This piece was produced by Chana Joffe-Walt. Photo: Transom.org
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